According to data released by a government agency on Friday, average air quality in Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon was recorded in the “poor” category.
According to the Air Quality Index (AQI) maintained by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), pollutants PM2.5 and PM10 were also high in the air of Delhi’s five immediate neighbors.
An AQI between zero and 50 is considered “good”, 51 and 100 is “satisfactory”, 101 and 200 are considered “moderate”, 201 and 300 are considered “poor”, 301 and 400 are considered “very poor”. . , And 401 and 500 “” Serious “”.
The CPCB’s Sameer app states that the average 24 hour time of 4 pm on Friday evening was 252 in Ghaziabad, 214 in Greater Noida, 2018 in Noida, 207 in Faridabad and 208.
The CPCB states that AQI in the “very poor” category can cause respiratory disease to people at prolonged risk, while most people at “poor” long-term exposure may have difficulty breathing.
On Thursday, it was 346 in Ghaziabad, 303 in Greater Noida, 292 in Noida, 286 in Faridabad and 251 in Gurgaon.
AQI was 388 in Ghaziabad, 342 in Greater Noida, 292 in Noida, 312 in Faridabad and 265 in Gurgaon on Wednesday and 320 in Ghaziabad on Tuesday, 253 in Greater Noida, 214 in Noida, 296 in Faridabad and 241 in Faridabad. Gurgaon.
On Monday, it was 318 in Ghaziabad, 294 in Greater Noida, 290 in Noida, 265 in Faridabad and 296 in Gurgaon.
On Sunday, AQI was 260 in Ghaziabad, 300 in Greater Noida, 251 in Noida, 264 in Faridabad and 297 in Gurgaon.
The AQI for each city is based on the average value of all monitoring stations there.
According to the app, there are four such stations in Ghaziabad, Gurgaon and Noida, while there are two each in Greater Noida and Faridabad.
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